Summary of Publications during 2016

A summary of my publication activities in 2016, including texts, photographs and images.

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New Chanting Book for Meditators Published

Chanting for Meditators

A new chanting book is published on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website meant specifically for meditators.

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New Audio and Poems on Godwin Home Page

Godwin Portrait, Sri Lanka, 1990s

New material featuring talks by Acarya Godwin Samararatne at the evening meetings, and also discussions and chanting; the poems were written by meditators at Nilambe expressing their thoughts and feelings.

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Bhante Anandajoti: Bodhi Puja

Bodhi-Puja

A recording of Bodhi Puja led by Bhante Anandajoti, recorded at the Bodhi Lankarama Buddhist Temple. With text and translation in clear subtitles.

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Bhante Anandajoti: Chanting the Three Main Protection Discourses

Chanting the Three Main Protection Discourses

Publication of a video of chanting of the three main protection discourses along with subtitles.

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Two Chanting Books now in Hard Copy for free Distribution

Two-Chanting-Books

Safeguard Recitals and Daily Chanting books now published in hard copy for free distribution.

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3rd Edition of Daily Chanting Published

Daily Chanting

A 3rd Revised Edition of my popular Daily Chanting book, together with audio recordings.

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Audio Recording of Safeguard Recitals in Pali

Safeguard Recitals

A few weeks ago I announced the publication of a new version of my popular chanting book Safeguard Recitals.

At that time I had started recording the Pali text to accompany the book. I have just now finished that work and have embedded the recording in the website.

The recordings in total last for around

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Safeguard Recitals, Revised and Enlarged 3rd Edition

Safeguard Recitals

Publication of a new and enlarged version of my popular chanting book Safeguard Recitals on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website.

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A Grammatical Analysis of Three Discourses

Tisuttanirutti Cover

A new text, translation and grammatical analysis of three of the main discourses from the Pali Canon.

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Chanting at the International Buddhist College

Audio

A recording of the chanting we make at the International Buddhist College together with a chanting book.

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Two New Chanting Texts on Ancient Buddhist Texts

The Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom

Publication of two new short chanting texts on the Ancient Buddhist Texts website; the Prajñāpāramitā-Hṛdaya, the Heart of the Perfection of Wisdom, and the Tigumbacetiyathomanā – Praise of the Tigumba Shrine.

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Text and Translation of Namakkārapāli

Namakkarapali

A new text and translation of a popular Burmese chanting text, together with extracts from the commentary.

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Video of the Jayamangalagatha

Wat-Olak-Madu

A new video made around a recital of the Jayamangalagatha.

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Somawati Stupa Vandana led by Kiribathgoda Gnanananda Thero

Somawati Puja

Recollections of an impressive event in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka in 2004, and a video of a similar occasion from 2009.

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Ajahn Sujīvo chanting Dhammacakkappavattanasuttam

As a blessing for the New Year here is a chanting of the First Discourse of the Buddha by Ajahn Sujivo.

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The Great Compassion Mantra Of Avalokitesvara

Great Compassion Mantra

This is a wonderful rendition of the third Great Compassion Mantra as found in the Chinese tradition with some beautiful images uploaded with the victims of the Japanese Tsunami in mind.

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Samples for the Metres in the Pali Canon

I have now recorded readings of the examples included in my Outline of the Metres in the Pāḷi Canon book, which illustrate primarily the metres in the various stages of their development, as well as such things as sarabhatti vowels.

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New Readings and a New Media Player

Audio

Over the past few weeks I have been working on my Ancient Buddhist Texts website at getting more texts read in in their original languages and updating their presentation.

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Kashi Vishwanath Gange by Krishna Das

Krishna-Das-by-Ken-Wieland

For a number of years I lived in ashrams in India, before eventually retiring to Sri Lanka and ordaining. One of the things I remember most fondly about my time in the ashrams there was the Bhajan and Kirtan singing which generally took place each evening.

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